The A World of Science website is created by John Derian, a science teacher at The Brooklyn International High School. His site shares a variety of teacher guides for project based science curriculum.
This particular link is to is an 11-week unit in which students design and sculpt an alien animal adapted to a specific Star Wars planet and identify its unique sequence of DNA by investigating ecology of different ecosystems, animal adaptations, and protein synthesis. This unit can be implemented in high school Living Environment classes; parts of this unit discuss adpatations and natural selection.
Scope and Sequence connection: 8:1 Reproduction, Heredity and Evolution.